Episodes

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Matt Grubs interviews four members of the state’s Capitol press corps to run down the legislative session, talk about themes and trends and what lies ahead when lawmakers return next year. Gene … Continue reading Legislative Rundown, The Line

This week, New Mexico in Focus takes an in-depth look at ways of addressing chronic homelessness. Homelessness is a persistent problem in New Mexico and officials in the state’s largest city and Bernalillo County are rolling out new strategies to … Continue reading Chronic Homelessness in New Mexico, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham sits down for one of her first one-on-one, in-depth interview since the start of the legislative session. The governor talks about her legislative strategy, criticism of her approach and … Continue reading In Depth One-On-One with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Our Land Visits a Superfund Site in Socorro, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Correspondent Gwyneth Doland heads to Santa Fe to explore the nexus of education and tax reform efforts. In response to a judge’s decision that New Mexico hasn’t been spending enough on its public … Continue reading Education & Tax Reform in the Roundhouse, Hip Hop History & Future, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus: Lawmakers continue to debate the idea of increasing the state’s minimum wage. One plan also includes doing away with another wage level designed for employees like restaurant wait staff and bartenders, who currently work on … Continue reading Minimum Wage Debate, Native American Artists on the No-DAPL Movement, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland reports from the Roundhouse on the latest movement regarding ethics legislation and especially on the recently released HB4, which lays out details of how a voter-approved Ethics Commission would work. NMiF host … Continue reading Ethics Legislation, Legislative Roundup, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland reports from the Roundhouse with the latest updates on gun control legislation, including more stringent background check requirements. Correspondent Laura Paskus takes a deep dive into protecting some of our … Continue reading Gun Control Legislation, Protecting Our States “Temporary” Waterways, Groundwater Contamination at Holloman AFB, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland dives into the finances surrounding legalized and medicinal cannabis with a financial market analyst, a tax expert, and an owner of a medical cannabis dispensary. Gene Grant and the Line opinion … Continue reading Finances surrounding legalized and medicinal cannabis, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland breaks down what will no doubt be one of the most high-profile legislative discussions this year: legalizing recreational cannabis for adults over age 21. She finds out why supporters believe … Continue reading Legalizing Recreational Cannabis, The Line Discusses the Conflict Over the Proposed Border Wall

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with Rep. Daymon Ely, who is working on a “red flag” law that would allow authorities to temporarily remove firearms from those deemed to be an immediate threat … Continue reading Rep. Daymon Ely on his “Red Flag” Gun Law, The Line